Developed by Guerilla, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer
Entertainment Europe, Killzone: Liberation for the PSP (PlayStation Portable)
system is a third-person action game that puts the players into various missions
to rescue hostages from the evil Helghast. Inspired by the events in Killzone
for PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system (released in November, 2004),
the story continues in Killzone: Liberation with the battle against the Helghast
still raging on. Featuring an intelligent third person camera system, Killzone:
Liberation allows players a more tactical surveillance viewpoint to view their
action and read the enemy's behavior during gameplay. Set in an intense
postmodern war reminiscent of the previous PlayStation 2 title, Killzone:
Liberation features the unique graphical style to showcase pure grit and
realism. During gameplay, players will have access to online and offline
missions, supported with a variety of weapons that are unique and innovative,
inspired by modern military equipment.
In Killzone: Liberation, two months after the events of Killzone, most of
southern Vekta is still under Helghast control. The rules of war have been cast
aside with the Helghast General, Metrac, employing brutal measures in order to
seize the initiative and strengthen his position further. Returning as Templar,
players will be sent on a mission to undertake a covert operation to save
hostages captured by Metrac, while ISA troops continue the fight for
- Unique Third Person Camera – This new intelligent camera system gives the
player the best overview capturing all of the intense action, enabling them to
make tactical decisions before engaging in a firefight.
- New and Returning Characters – The player reprises the role of the battle
hardened Templar (although other familiar characters appear including Rico) as
he attempts to save ISA hostages taken captive by the evil General Metrac and
leads the battle to gain the liberation of Southern Vekta. The player will have
to overcome all new Helghast enemies including bodyguards (complete with riot
shield defence) and trained killer dogs.
- Missions – The fight against the new, sinister General spans over
16 missions in a variety of new environments.
- Weaponry – Players will be able to utilize a wide range of weaponry
including sniper rifles and a crossbow with explosive tipped arrows
- Tactical Command System – At specific points in the game, players will be
able to use a new Tactical Command System to give orders to an AI buddy during
- Vehicles – Killzone: Liberation also allows players to drive vehicles
including tanks and hovercrafts to help defeat the powerful and
- Challenge Games – Players can compete in challenge games to sharpen their
skills and earn new abilities.
- Multiplayer Functionality – The multiplayer functionality in Killzone:
Liberation takes full advantage of the wireless capabilities of the PSP
hardware, with two distinct styles of gameplay: 1) Two player cooperative
gameplay in the single player mission 2) One to six player games over six
- Gameshare Mode: Killzone – Liberation will feature gameshare mode where
players can share demo levels of the game with other PSP system owners.